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THUNDER BAY 55 PLUS CENTRE, 700 River Street

The following is a list of clubs and groups that meet at our Centre. There may be a nominal drop-in fee or a club membership fee.

Please call 684-3066 for further information.

Clubs & Groups Schedule
 Clubs and Groups  Meeting Date   Time
Senior Social & Fix-It Club 2nd & 4th Wednesday of each month 10 am
55 Plus Travel Club 2nd Wednesday of each month 1 pm
NWO Senior Citizens Amateur Radio Club 3rd Wednesday of each month 7 pm
Seniors Duplicate Bridge Club Play Every Monday 1 pm
55 Plus Toastmasters Club 2nd & 4th Thursday of each month 7 pm 
Book Club  4th Thursday of each month 1 pm
Silver Sound Choir Thursdays, weekly  10:15 am
Crochet & Knitting Group    Thursdays, weekly  9:30 am
New Connections 2nd Thursday of each month 1 pm

 

Northwestern Ontario Senior Citizens Amateur Radio Club

New members are welcome. You must be age 55 plus, but you do not need a radio license to join this club. Sundays from 2-5 pm is a popular time to get together at the station.

Meetings are held the 3rd Wednesday of every month, 7 pm, Thunder Bay 55 Plus Centre, 700 River Street. The station telephone number is 807-345-4509. 

To learn more, drop in to our monthly meeting or contact Bob Hansen 807-767-6924. Visit our website:  https://sites.google.com/site/radiove3sao

SENIOR SOCIAL & FIX-IT CLUB

Senior Men's Fix-It ClubThis is a club operates independent of the Centre offering a full woodworking shop for men and women for a minimal annual membership fee. The Club provides low-cost in-shop repairs and services to older adults or people with disabilities in the City of Thunder Bay as well as support to the programs and activities of the Thunder Bay 55 Plus Centre. The Fix-It Club hosts a number of fund raising activities throughout the year to maintain existing equipment or purchase new equipment. 

Meetings are held the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of every month, 10 am, Thunder Bay 55 Plus Centre, 700 River Street. To learn more, drop in to the monthly meetings or for more information, please call 346-9309. Fix-It Club members are welcome to use the shop Mondays to Saturdays, 9 am - 4 pm.  Membership is required.

Silver Sound Choir

Silver Sound is a three-part mixed choir of men and women 55 years of age and over. It was established in 2006 as an activity of the Thunder Bay 55 Plus Centre. No singing audition is required to join the choir, only the age requirement of 55 years or older. The ability to read music is helpful but not necessary.

Rehearsal space is provided at the Thunder Bay 55 Plus Centre on River Street. The choir director and accompanist for Silver Sound Choir volunteer their time (and have lots of fun in the process).

The choir meets once weekly from mid-September to mid-December for Session 1, and from January to the middle of May for Session 2. Rehearsal time is Thursdays, 10:15 am to 12 pm. A fee of $25.00 is requested on the first rehearsal of each session to cover the costs of original music scores in keeping with copyright law and other general choir expenses. We take part in fund raising projects to benefit the Thunder Bay 55 Plus Centre throughout the performance year.

Silver Sound shares the music it learns by presenting short concerts at retirement residences, long-term care facilities and other senior audiences. Concerts are presented at the Thunder Bay 55 Plus Centre both at Christmas and in May each year. Choir members are requested to refrain from wearing scents in keeping with the Scent-Free policy of the Thunder Bay 55 Plus Centre.